Eric Lefkofsky is an American entrepreneur and the co-founder and current Chief Executive Officer of Tempus, a company that provides precise medical solutions using the current technology. Born in 1969, Mr. Lefkofsky attended the University of Michigan and Michigan Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor. Eric currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago and has specialties in the conversion of conventional business into technologically enabled e-business. He provides services as a catalyst in revolutionizing the traditional business sector. Among other sectors that he applies his expertise to include the Lurie Children’s home of Chicago where he is a Trustee and the Chicago Steppenwolf theatre corporation where he works as the Trustees Board chairman.
Recently, Eric Lefkofsky’s company, Tempus announced the development of a mobile app that will provide doctors with an easy time accessing clinical data. The Chicago based company that concentrates on obtaining and analysis of clinical data launched a mobile app that will help physician access genomic data with ease. The app developed by Tempus is named Tempus Labs. The app was first tested by physicians from across the country before its official release. Tempus Labs app is available on google play store for download to physicians that orders Tempus validated essays xO which are capable of analyzing 1714 genes and the xE that provide the complete exome analysis.
The app is useful in providing the patient’s history of medications and sickness as well as in providing the best probable therapy. The recent amount raised in August is meant to expand the therapeutic sector including neurological disorders and cardiovascular disease. The expansion into the new areas of diseases followed a request from the clinical partners that saw the need of the app in other areas despite the focus on oncology.
Tempus, under the leadership of the chairman Eric Lefkofsky, is focused on the creation of clinical and molecular data as well as creating an operating system that makes it easy to access the information. The operating system of the Tempus Lab is known as Tempus O which is created to build, cleanse, and interpret all clinical data.